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Voice of the Danube
Background report | Capacity Building,Utility management ,Water and Gender
27 August 2019 | DWP, D-LeaP
The World Bank
Women in Water Utilities : Breaking Barriers

Women are significantly underrepresented in the water workforce. Multiple barriers, ranging from social norms, to inadequate HR policies, to an unwelcoming work environment, pose challenges to female water professionals’ entering, staying and advancing in the water sector. This study explores these barriers and provides utilities with practical approaches to advance their gender diversity.